Susan Corless and James Mason both of Northampton AC took part in the ArcheryGB National Series Final at Wollaton Hall in Nottingham on Saturday 24th September. To qualify archers had to compete in six hard-fought stages up and down the country, with the top 8 archers from each discipline making it through to the final. Both Susan and James made it through to the bronze medal matches on the day. Susan ended up finishing in 4th placeand James in 3rd. Congratulations to them both!
The ArcheryGB Website rundown and results can be found here.
Plenty of county records were broken at Bowmen of Rutland’s World Record Status WA Combined Tournament on 13th & 14th February 2016.
Thomas Marshall of Corby Archers achieved new Junior Gents Compound Under 12 county records for both the individual WA18m and WA25m rounds with 444 and 405 respectively. Meaning he also achieved a new record for the WA Combined round with 849.
Paul Hyde of Northampton AC broke the Gents Longbow records for the WA25m round with 438, the WA Combined round with 842, and set a new record for the Double WA Combined round with 1643.
And Susan Corless also of NAC broke her own Ladies Compound county record for the WA Combined round with 1138.